The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 111 116 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Games 14 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.51% 0.12%
As % of the General category 1.70% 1.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Median daily rate £444 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.67% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.88 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £10.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+97.67% -44.87%
Games
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
823 1098 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.04% 42.81% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 568 470
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £46.60 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Games across the Berkshire region.

Games Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Berkshire region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 6 £450 - 3
Maidenhead +4 4 £525 +69.35% 4
Newbury - 2 £375 -
Wokingham - 1 £288 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) IPTV
5 2 (12.50%) Video Content Ingestion
5 2 (12.50%) Global Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) ATDD
5 2 (12.50%) Xbox
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Video Processing
5 2 (12.50%) Tektronix
5 2 (12.50%) Video on Demand
5 2 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (12.50%) iPad
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) DOCSIS
5 2 (12.50%) DRM
5 2 (12.50%) Digital TV
5 2 (12.50%) Telnet
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Documentum
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) BGP
1 2 (12.50%) DOCSIS
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
1 2 (12.50%) OSPF
1 2 (12.50%) RIP
1 2 (12.50%) SNMP
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) Telnet
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum Master
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Video On Demand Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) CRM Manager
3 1 (6.25%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Documentum Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Games Developer
3 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Games Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
2 1 (6.25%) WDK
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Digital TV
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
1 2 (12.50%) IPTV
1 2 (12.50%) MPEG
1 2 (12.50%) Streaming Video
1 2 (12.50%) Video on Demand
1 2 (12.50%) Xbox
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Online Games
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) STB
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) ATDD
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) DRM
5 2 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (12.50%) Global Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Video Content Ingestion
5 2 (12.50%) Video Processing
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
2 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.25%) R
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
1 2 (12.50%) Apple
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Tektronix
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
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